Rivers in KERALA
The rivers of Kerala have played a key role in the formation of the Backwaters. Of the 44 rivers flowing in the state, 41 flows to the West and other three flow to the East. The Rivers, which originate from the Western Ghats and rush in to the Arabian Sea, are all rain-fed. Most of them can be navigated up to the midland region and provides an economic means of transport for boats, ferries etc.